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  • Lightning Strikes Again!

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      by Randy Kemner                          Our friend Jack McLaughlin, who joined about 75 others at our recent First Annual Chablis Fest with Goat Cheese, told me, “You have another Rose Fest here!” The comment felt good because this was precisely what I had intended to do. The first Saturday of every June we host a rose tasting featuring […]

  • Weird Weather, Chablis Fest & Everything New Under the Sun

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     by Randy Kemner                                   Man, the weather’s weird. Normally I would be cranky as hell, but we just installed air conditioning in our home after living there 20 years, being cooked alive in our west-facing glass house. When it comes to writing wine blogs and editing newsletters, August and September have always been the worst, cooked […]

  • Is There Any Red Wine In There?

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    by Randy Kemner                                     I was asked by a colleague to select five wines ($50 total) to give out as raffle prizes to members of our networking group.  I chose a varied array of good tasting bottles:  Mas Fi Cava ($8.99), Tariquet Cotes de Gascogne blanc ($8.99), Line 39 Petite Sirah ($8.99), Clua Terra Alta rose ($9.99) and Chateau du Pin […]